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State Republicans Elect First African-American Party Chairman PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 05:25

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - State Republicans will be led into the 2016 election cycle by Hasan Harnett, the first African-American to hold the chairmanship of the state GOP.

Harnett is a favorite of the conservative wing of the party. He defeated two other candidates, A.J. Daoud and Craig Collins. Collins had the endorsement of Gov. Pat McCrory and Sens. Richard Burr and Thom Tillis.

Harnett ran the congressional campaign of Vince Coakley, who lost the 12th District race to Democrat Alma Adams.

Reaction from political leaders is below.

Governor Pat McCrory: "I just called Hasan Harnett to congratulate him on being elected chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party, and I look forward to working with him to grow our party and bring it to new heights."

House Speaker Tim Moore: "I'd like to extend a sincere congratulations to Hasan on becoming our new State Party Chair. I look forward to collaborating with him to help grow our Republican majority in the House of Representatives, because conservative principles are what propels North Carolina to a brighter future."  

Senate President Phil Berger: “I congratulate Hasan Harnett on his history-making election as Chairman of the Republican Party,” Berger said. “I look forward to working with Chairman Harnett to protect our majority and elect Republicans up and down the ticket in 2016.”

 
Ticket/Sponsorship Levels For Democrats' Jefferson-Jackson Dinner PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 05:35

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Democrats from across North Carolina will gather Saturday for the party's annual Jefferson-Jackson dinner. The party's website lists the following sponsorship opportunities:

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Sponsorship Levels:

Officer’s Club:           $2,500
10 tickets to Dinner, 7 tickets to VIP Reception, priority seating, recognition on all promotional materials

Democratic Club:     $1,000
10 tickets to Dinner, 5 tickets to VIP Reception, priority seating, recognition on all promotional materials

Patron Club:              $500
2 tickets to Dinner and VIP Reception, priority seating, recognition on all promotional materials

Friend:                       $250
1 ticket to VIP Reception and Dinner, priority seating.

General Admission:  $100
1 ticket to dinner

More information is available at ncdp.org.

 
National Journal: Transportation Secretary Tony Tata Being Recruited To Challenge Rep. Walter Jones PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 02 June 2015 05:35

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - National Journal is reporting that N.C. Transportation Secretary Tony Tata may challenge Republican Rep. Walter Jones for the 3rd District GOP nomination.

Jones has morphed into an anti-war congressman in a military-heavy district. Tata is a retired Army general. He is also the author of military thrillers and a frequent expert guest discussing military affairs on cable TV.

 
Wilson State Sen. Buck Newton To Run For Attorney General PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 01 June 2015 05:41

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Republican state Sen. Buck Newton will seek the Republican Party's nomination for Attorney General. The seat is likely to be open in 2016 as speculation mounts that the current office holder, Democrat Roy Cooper, will not seek re-election and instead will run for governor.

Newton is a lawyer. He serves Senate District 11, which encompasses Johnston, Nash, and Wilson counties.

Speculation has also enveloped state Sen. Josh Stein of Wake County as a potential Democratic contender for the Attorney General's seat.

 
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